Funeral notices for Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014


BATTEN — Lelia Violet, 60, of Lewiston, died Sunday, Oct. 19. Relatives and friends are invited to attend a memorial service on Sunday, Oct. 26, at 4 p.m., at Lewiston United Methodist Church, 59 Sabattus St., Lewiston.

BLAIS — Jeannine B., 80, of Lewiston, died Tuesday, Oct. 21. Visitation will be held at the funeral home on Friday, Oct. 24, from 3 to 6 p.m., with a prayer service at 4:30 p.m. Services will be Saturday, Oct. 25, at 11 a.m., in the lower church of Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul. Interment will be in St. Peter’s Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that Holy Masses be offered for the repose of her soul. Albert & Burpee Funeral Home.

COOPER — Nancy Stetson, 78, of Kennebunk, died Friday, Oct. 17. A memorial service will be celebrated on Thursday, Oct. 23, at noon, at JS Pelkey Funeral Home, 125 Old Post Road, Kittery, ME 03904, with burial to follow in Southern Maine Veterans’ Cemetery. Family flowers only; donations may be made in her memory to a charity of one’s choice. Care for the Cooper family is entrusted to JS Pelkey Funeral Home.

CUNNINGHAM — Anne Loretta, 85, of Rumford, died Friday, Oct. 17. Donations in memory of Anne may be made to a cancer fund or heart fund.

ECKLUND — Ruth, 92 of Southampton, N.J., died Tuesday, Oct. 21. She will be placed to rest at Mount Auburn Cemetery in Auburn, where the family is planning a memorial service for a later date. The family requests donations be made to Samaritan Hospice in Mount Holly, N.J.

FELLOWS — George D. Sr., 82, of South Paris, died Friday, Oct. 17. Family and friends may attend visitation on Sunday, Oct. 26, from 3 to 5 p.m., at Oxford Hills Funeral Services, 1037 Main St., Oxford.

MOTTRAM — Aldana Pearl (Curtis), 96, of Lewiston, died Tuesday, Oct. 21. Visitation will be at Fortin/Auburn on Sunday, Oct. 26, from 2 to 3 p.m., with a funeral to follow at 3 p.m. at the funeral home. Committal will be held on Monday, Oct. 27, at 10 a.m., at Mount Auburn Cemetery. A service of The Fortin Group/Plummer & Merrill Funeral Home, Cremation & Monument Services, 217 Turner St., Auburn, 783-8545.

POLIQUIN — Georgette B., 91, died in Auburn on Monday, Oct. 20. Funeral services celebrating Georgette’s life will be held on Friday, Oct. 24, at 1 p.m., at the funeral home, with the Rev. Roger Cousineau officiating. Burial will be held at St. Peter’s Cemetery. Family and friends are invited to visit on Friday from 11 a.m. until time of service. Arrangements by Pinette Dillingham & Lynch Funeral Home, 305 Alfred Plourde Pkwy., Lewiston, ME 04240, 784-4023.

PURINGTON — Larry E., 72, of Jay, died Tuesday, Oct. 21. Interment will be held at a later date at Holy Cross Cemetery, 445 Park St., Livermore Falls. Arrangements by FINLEY FUNERAL HOME, 15 Church St., Livermore Falls.

SPUGNARDI — Albert T., 81, of Lewiston, died Monday, Oct. 20. Visitation will be held at the funeral home on Thursday, Oct. 23, from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Services will be Friday, Oct. 24, at 11 a.m., Holy Family Church. Interment will be in Mount Hope Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in his memory to the Montello Manor Resident Activity Fund, 540 College St., Lewiston, ME 04240. Albert & Burpee Funeral Home.